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Rival Restaurants

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Gap Closer Games

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A board game about competitive restaurant owning. Use your chef's power, cook recipes, and lead your restaurant to gastronomical glory.
Backers: 4191
Average Pledge Per Backer: $73

Funded: $305,700 of $30,000
Dates: Jan 10th -> Feb 19th (40 days)
Project By: Gap Closer Games
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Latest News

Orccon Days 1 and 2, Meet the Chefs, Custom Restaurant UNLOCKED, NEW Stretch Goal, and 36 hours to go!

February 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Orccon 2019 Days 1 and 2 We're here at Orccon in Los Angeles and boy has it been fun! It still amazes us when people come up to our table and say "Hey! You're the guys from Kickstarter!" It's been an absolute whirlwind of a journey as first time... (Read More)

Happy Valentine's Day! Custom Recipes UNLOCKED, all 8 Restaurants sneak peek, and a NEW Stretch Goal!

February 14th - via: kickstarter.com
This Valentine's Day... Anyway, on behalf of all of us at Gap Closer Games, we send our love to you! We can't believe the milestones we're hitting with just 4 days to go... thank you so much for believing in Rival Restaurants and helping us bring it... (Read More)

iOS/Android Companion App UNLOCKED, Orccon 2019, and a new Stretch Goal!

February 12th - via: kickstarter.com
6 more days! That's all that remains until the Rival Restaurants Kickstarter is officially over! It's hard to believe that there's less than 1 week to go... where has the time gone?! Speaking of time... Variable Timer Companion App UNLOCKED The Rival... (Read More)

The ADD-ON is Finally Here!

February 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Introducing the "Bento Box" They say that “good things come to those who wait.”  We hope you’ll agree once you see what we’ve been cooking! For the past few months, we’ve been working hard with our good friends at SBG to create the perfect... (Read More)

2-Player Mode, 3 more KSE Action Cards, and a Shoutout from Dice Tower!

February 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Kitchen Squad: 2-Player Mode  You guys did it! Kitchen Squad (Rival Restaurant's 2-Player Mode) has officially been unlocked! We can't even tell you how excited we are about the way it turned out!  When we were designing the 2-Player Mode, we knew... (Read More)

FULLY STRETCHED!!! But we're still cooking!

February 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Rival Restaurants is FULLY STRETCHED! We did it! You did it! We all did it! Rival Restaurants is fully stretched and is now in its most glorious form! The stretch goals you've unlocked this past week aren't just cosmetic touch ups—they are... (Read More)

Stretch Goals, "Shrink" Goals, and a Brand New EXCLUSIVE Action Card!

January 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Big Milestone = Big Stretch Goal Great job Restauranteurs! Another day, another stretch goal unlocked! Our chefs are a huge part of what makes Rival Restaurants such a dynamic, fun game to play and now, thanks to unlocking the latest stretch goal,... (Read More)

Final Chef UNLOCKED! + 2 Kickstarter Deluxe EXCLUSIVE Action Cards UNLOCKED!

January 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Nice to MEAT you! Congrats Rival Restaurants crew! All 12 chefs are now un-locked and loaded! Here's the newest member of Rival Restaurants: Biff Brobeque! Biff's power is "Bro-tein Style." Basically, he never has to use vegetables in his recipes--he... (Read More)

Kickstarter Deluxe EXCLUSIVES: 8-player pack and 6 new Action Cards (unlockable via Social Media Achievements)

January 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Kickstarter Deluxe Exclusives are finally here! You spoke. We answered. Kickstarter Deluxe Exclusives are finally here! Many of our backers have been patiently waiting to see what we had in store for the Deluxe Edition. Now the wait is over. Here’s... (Read More)

New Chef UNLOCKED! (+ teaser about Kickstarter EXCLUSIVES)

January 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Also! Kickstarter EXCLUSIVES are coming! Some of you have been asking "what kind of Kickstarter EXCLUSIVES are you planning to offer?" Although we can't tell you exactly what just yet, let's just say that the update is going to get a lot of ACTION.... (Read More)

Korean Restaurant + 6 New Recipes UNLOCKED!

January 18th - via: kickstarter.com
If you wanna be a chef, ya gotta have Seoul!  Another day, another strech goal! Great job Rival Restaurants fam!  We’re over 200% funded and we’re on our way to getting fully stretched! Thank you to everyone who’s been telling their friends... (Read More)

Vietnamese Restaurant + 6 New Recipes UNLOCKED!

January 15th - via: kickstarter.com
An un-pho-gettable day! Pardon the puns, but any time a Vietnamese Restaurant AND 6 new recipes are unlocked, there's bahn to be some bad jokes. (Okay, now that that's out of our system...) Take a look at the stretch goals that YOU unlocked today!... (Read More)

2 New Chefs UNLOCKED!

January 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Introducing your 2 new chefs! It's Day 4 of our campaign and so far you've unlocked 2 new chefs! Great job everyone! So without further adieu, meet Kim and Stroganov!  Here's what's next on the menu!  Want to see a playthrough from our friends at... (Read More)


January 12th - via: kickstarter.com
 It's official! The people have spoken! Rival Restaurants is a go! Even in our most optimistic projections, we never thought we would fund so fast. And it's all thanks to each and every one of you! Congratulations and take a moment to let that sink... (Read More)

GRAND OPENING! What a day!

January 11th - via: kickstarter.com
What. A. Day. Can we just start by saying... THANK YOU to all of our incredible, wonderful, game-loving, food-loving, and now food-game-loving backers! You all are amazing. If this were a real restaurant, we'd be giving each of you your own VIP table... (Read More)

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